Building reliable ROBO networks

Businesses are not constrained by geography, often being spread across multiple sites and regions. But they all have one basic requirement – a robust network that will enable these disparate locations to work, communicate, and share information easily,...

A peek into the next decade of storage

Over the next decade, we are going to see another wave of huge volumes of data created, driven by emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI), the Internet of Things (IoT), machine learning and data lakes. By Eran Brown, chief technology officer: EMEA...

The PC is back and 2020 will be its year

It turns out the PC’s death has been exaggerated, writes Chris Buchanan, client solutions director at Dell Technologies. PC sales grew between 1,1% and 1,5% in the last few quarters of the year, according to Gartner. While those don’t sound like massive leaps, they...

You are the weakest (data security) link …

Despite the increased digitalisation and connectedness of organisations, social engineering remains the preferred method of attack when it comes to data compromise. In fact, recent figures indicate that 79% of social engineering attempts have been successful....

Protecting your data is not just about security

There has been a recent spate of large organisations experiencing data-related crises specifically related to breaches that may have exposed sensitive customer information. By Mike Rees, territory account manager for South Africa at Commvault The repercussions of this...

A modern warehouse for modern times

While local statistics are hard to come by, the average size of warehouses in the US have increased by almost 5 000 square metres in the span of 17 years from 2000 to 2017. There is no reason to believe that South African warehouses have bucked the trend. Given this,...

Take control of your business’s finances this year

As we enter the New Year, owners of small and startup businesses have the opportunity to look back on their achievements in 2019 and to look ahead to how they can fuel business success in 2020. By Pieter Bensch, executive vice-president at Sage Africa & Middle...

Preparing medium business for 2020

2019 has not been an easy year for medium businesses. A tough economy, weary consumers and global uncertainty made it hard for large enterprises. But the impact was more acute among medium and smaller companies. Yet this has stoked more interest and momentum for those...

Tech boost the battle against support scams

Tech companies like Microsoft are celebrating recent breakthroughs in the battle against tech support scams, which have increasingly been targeting millions of unsuspecting victims across the Middle East and Africa (MEA). By Ravi Bhat, chief technology officer and...

Create a more sustainable office

Here are tips using the latest Xerox product features and functionalities to make your office more sustainable. Use a print driver that makes sustainable printing easy. Adjust your print driver default settings to automatically print on both sides of the sheet....